BET’s Nelly Docu-Series ‘Nellyville’ Debuts
BET Networks’ new docu-series, “Nellyville,” starring hip-hop artist Nelly, delivered more than one million total viewers during its premiere on Tuesday night.
The hour-long documentary series follows the life of the artist, and is the No. 1 non-scripted series debut among adults 18 to 49 years old on BET in more than two years, BET reported.
“Nellyvile” is a one-hour docu-series following Nelly as he navigates his busy career as a hip-hop singer, entrepreneur and father to his two biological children (daughter Nana and son Tre) and his deceased sister’s two children (nephew Lil Shawn and niece Stink) while nurturing a friendship with Shantel “Miss” Jackson.
“Nellyville” is produced by Entertainment One, with executive producers Tara Long, Shanta Conic, Kim McKoy, Howie Miller, David Shaye and John Morayniss. Nelly also serves as executive producer, along with co-Executive Producer J Erving.
A special airing of the second episode of “Nellyville” premieres Nov. 30 (Sunday) at 11 p.m. on BET Networks with simulcast on Centric, following the “Soul Train Awards 2014.”
New episodes of “Nellyville” air Tuesday nights at 10 p.m. EST beginning Dec. 2, BET announced.